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07/31/15

Jewelers Mutual recognized as top insurance co.

Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co. has been named to the 2015 list of Ward’s 50 top-performing insurance companies for the fifth year in a row.

07/30/15

Platinum to stay below gold, for now

Precious metals analysts expect the price of platinum to remain below that of gold into, and possibly through, 2016.

07/29/15

Designer, storeowner wins WJA-Carelle grant

Tina Chan is a Chicago-based jewelry designer who just opened a brick-and-mortar space she hopes will be resource and sales outlet for other independent designers.

07/28/15

WJA names 2015 Awards for Excellence winners

The Women’s Jewelry Association announced the winners of its 2015 Awards for Excellence live in New York last night.

07/28/15

Global, digital influences to inspire design in ‘16

But just knowing the trends won’t be enough for jewelers to sell these pieces. They’ll need to market them accordingly too, said Jewelers of America’s Amanda Gizzi.

07/28/15

Estelle Hedaya joins CBG

The 25-year industry veteran is leaving her position as director of sales for World Trade Jewelers to become the director of operations for the Continental Buying Group.

07/28/15

Jocelyn Prestia named New Designer of the Year

Prestia, the woman behind Unhada, was recognized with the award Monday afternoon at the JA New York Summer show.

07/27/15

JA elects Ryan Berg as new board chairman

Jewelers of America tapped Berg, of Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry, to lead its board at a meeting held Saturday in New York. 

07/27/15

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